9 Sights in New Al Qarnh City, Egypt (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in New Al Qarnh City, Egypt. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in New Al Qarnh City, Egypt.

List of cities in Egypt Sightseeing Tours in New Al Qarnh City

1. Temple of Merneptah

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Merneptah Morneptah Temple, one of the funerary temples that were built for the dead in ancient Egypt, this temple is located directly behind the temple of King Amenhotep III, and it is completely destroyed. This temple is an open-air museum with its own charm in which one can follow the original layout of the temple. This temple differs from other funerary temples, not in its architecture but in its sculpture, but King Merenptah shamelessly took many pieces of from the temple of King Amenhotep III nearby and inscribed his name on them.

Wikipedia: معبد مرنبتاح الجنائزي (AR)

2. Theban Tomb 69 (Menna)

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Theban Tomb 69 is located in Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, part of the Theban Necropolis, on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Luxor. It is the burial place of the ancient Egyptian official named Menna, whose titles included ‘Overseer of Fields of Amun’, and ‘Overseer of Fields of the Lord of the Two Lands’. Traditionally, TT 69 has been dated to the reign of Thutmosis IV. However, recent art historical studies of artistic style suggest the majority of the tomb was decorated during the reign of Amenhotep III.

Wikipedia: TT69 (EN)

3. Dayr al-Madīnah

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Deir el-Medina, or Dayr al-Madīnah, is an ancient Egyptian workmen's village which was home to the artisans who worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the 18th to 20th Dynasties of the New Kingdom of Egypt The settlement's ancient name was Set maat, and the workmen who lived there were called "Servants in the Place of Truth". During the Christian era, the temple of Hathor was converted into a church from which the Egyptian Arabic name Deir el-Medina is derived.

Wikipedia: Deir el-Medina (EN)

4. Temple of Mentuhotep II

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The mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II is a mortuary temple built by Mentuhotep II, ancient Egyptian king (pharaoh) of the 11th dynasty. The temple is located on the Theban west bank in the basin of Deir el-Bahari, very close to the Saff tombs of Mentuhotep's ancestors. It is historically and architecturally an important monument and testimony to the transition from the pyramid temples of the Old Kingdom to the million-year-old houses of the New Kingdom.

Wikipedia: Totentempel des Mentuhotep II. (DE)

5. Valley of the Queens

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The Valley of the Queens is a site in Egypt, where the wives of pharaohs were buried in ancient times. It was known then as Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning "the place of beauty". It was most famous for being the burial site of many wives of Pharaohs. Pharaohs themselves were buried in the Valley of the Kings.

Wikipedia: Valley of the Queens (EN)

6. Dra' Abu el-Naga'

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The necropolis of Draʻ Abu el-Naga' is located on the West Bank of the Nile at Thebes, Egypt, just by the entrance of the dry bay that leads up to Deir el-Bahari and north of the necropolis of el-Assasif. The necropolis is located near the Valley of the Kings.

Wikipedia: Dra' Abu el-Naga' (EN)

7. Valley of the Kings

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Valley of the Kings Fotograf/Photographer: Peter J. Bubenik (1995) / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Valley of the Kings, also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings, is a valley in Egypt where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, rock-cut tombs were excavated for the pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom.

Wikipedia: Valley of the Kings (EN)

8. Mortuary Temple of Seti I

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The Mortuary Temple of Seti I is the memorial temple of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Seti I. It is located in the Theban Necropolis in Upper Egypt, across the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor (Thebes). The edifice is situated near the town of Qurna.

Wikipedia: Mortuary Temple of Seti I (EN)

9. TT25

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The Theban Tomb TT25 is located in El-Assasif. It forms part of the Theban Necropolis, situated on the west bank of the Nile opposite Luxor. The tomb is the burial place of the ancient Egyptian official, Amenemhab.

Wikipedia: TT25 (EN)

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